Do Porch Lights Really Stop Burglars?

Do Porch Lights Really Stop Burglars?

Which brings us to the question of the day: do house or porch lights do anything to stop burglars? What about timed interior lights? Home automation systems have made it easier than ever to schedule and control your interior lights while you're away. Unless you have a nifty doorbell camera installed, those tricky interior lights won't help. (Just 22.8 percent of burglars in the Australian study were deterred by sensor lights and 19.3 percent by \"lights inside the house.\")

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